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Betting on the Future: Boom Supersonic Gets a New Investor

Imagine if the Concorde took to the skies again. The iconic Concorde, except smaller, faster and able to traverse entire continents and oceans in a matter of a couple of hours. The next aircraft of the future. Partnering with eccentric British billionaire Richard Branson, Boom Technology is looking to make this dream a reality. The startup, founded in 2014 and based in Denver, Colorado, is looking to bring safe, affordable supersonic travel back to the world's skies. Their mission: provide an…

JAL Rebuilt: How Japan Airlines Escaped Bankruptcy

While the term the Land of the Rising Sun may be closely associated with the island nation of Japan, the end of the 2000s made it look like the sun was about to set on the Nihon’s flag carrier Japan Airlines. However, a bold restructuring and a widespread marketing strategy…

TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: Japan Air System

With Japanese carriers expanding following the 1950s, the country saw the birth of North Japan Airlines. The carrier started with a small group of de Havilland Herons, Douglas DC-3s and Convair 240s serving routes in northern Japan, primarily on routes from Sendai. However, the airline saw more potential with merging…